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State visit to Austria by the President of the United Mexican States, Vicente Fox Quesada

 

The President of the United Mexican States, Vicente Fox Quesada, will make a state visit to Austria with his spouse Marta Sahagun de Fox on 10-11 May 2006. The programme includes the following press events:

Thursday, 11 May 2006

8.30

Meeting of President Vicente Fox Quesada with the President in office of the European Council, Federal Chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel, in the Federal Chancellery

PHOTO and FILM OPPORTUNITY at the beginning

9.40

Speech by President Vicente Fox Quesada in the Diplomatic Academy on the subject "2000–2006: Mexico’s Democratic Transition and Foreign Policy", followed by a discussion (speech in English; Favoritenstrasse 15a, A-1040 Vienna)

Press participation possible only if registration confirmed! Limited number of participants owing to space constraints. Registration code “Diplomatic Academy – Journalists” by 9 May embamex@embamex.or.at (Tel.: 01/ 310 73 83).

11.00

Welcome of President Vicente Fox Quesada and Marta Sahagun de Fox by Federal President Heinz Fischer and his spouse Margit Fischer in the Innerer Burghof; reception with military honours

PHOTO and FILM OPPORTUNITY

afterwards

PHOTO SESSION with the two presidents and spouses in the Office of the Austrian Federal President (Maria Theresien room; press access to the Office of the President from the Inner Burghof via the “Adlerstiege”)

11.20

Meeting of President Vicente Fox Quesada with Federal President Heinz Fischer in the President’s study

PHOTO and FILM OPPORTUNITY at the beginning

12.25

PRESS SESSION with President Vicente Fox Quesada and Federal President Heinz Fischer in the Office of the Austrian Federal President (Maria Theresien room; German/Spanish with simultaneous interpretation)

16.00

Meeting of President Vicente Fox Quesada with the President of the Nationalrat Andreas Khol in the Parliament

PHOTO and FILM OPPORTUNITY during the official welcome (ramp) and at the beginning of the meeting (reception salon)

16.45

Meeting of President Vicente Fox Quesada with the President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Christoph Leitl

(Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1045 Vienna)

PHOTO and FILM OPPORTUNITY at the beginning

17.00

Participation of President Vicente Fox Quesada in the country forum in the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (Rudolf-Sallinger room); welcome by President Christoph Leitl; speech by President Vicente Fox Quesada (Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1045 Vienna)

PRESS PARTICIPATION POSSIBLE

Media representatives wishing to attend these press events must be accredited for the IV EU-LAC Summit.

The badges are available for collection on 8 and 9 May 2006 from 9.00 to 17.00 in the Media Accreditation Office EU2006 of the Federal Press Service (Vienna, 1st district, Innerer Burghof). The Media Accreditation Office will be CLOSED from 10.5.2006!

From 10 to 12 May, the badges have to be collected from the Accreditation Desk at the venue for the IV EU-LAC Summit:

Reed Messe Wien, Foyer Hall D
Vienna, 2nd district, access from the street Trabrennstraße

Opening hours of the Accreditation Desk:

10.5.2006: 8.00 – 21.00
11.5.2006: 8.00 – 21.00
12.5.2006: 7.00 – 18.00

Telephone: +43-1-726 34 60 and +43-1-726 34 61
Fax: +43-1-726 34 63

Please note that you must present the accreditation confirmation and a valid press card or the original letter of confirmation from your media organisation as well as an official ID with a photograph (identity card, passport, driving licence) in order to collect your badge.

The badge is non-transferable and must always be worn visibly during the event. In addition, you must be able to prove your identity at all times by means of an official ID with photograph. Loss of the badge must be reported to the accreditation desk immediately.

Contact accreditation:

Marianne Kirchmayr and Irene Kaufmann
Telephone: +43-1-53115-2549 und -2561
Fax: +43-1-53115-2372
E-mail: mediaaccreditation@eu2006.at

Contact for visit programme:

Michael Schulze
Telephone +43-1-53115-2497
E-mail: michael.schulze@bka.gv.at

Queries:

Federal Press Service
Tel: +43-1-53115-2497

 

Date: 11.05.2006